Seaman Corporation Promotes John Crum To President/COO

Posted by Michelle Miller on January 28, 2014

WOOSTER, Ohio– Seaman Corporation has announced the promotion of John Crum to the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer. An employee of the company for 16 years, he previously held the titles of Vice President of Operations, Executive Vice President and Co-President.

"John has been involved in all areas of the business and understands our technology, our customers and our associates," said Richard Seaman, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "John's leadership style is in alignment with and effectively supports the Seaman culture, which will help us to be responsive to our current business opportunities and challenges."

With manufacturing locations in Wooster, Ohio, and Bristol, Tennessee, Seaman Corporation has been an innovator in the development of high performance industrial fabrics, sold globally in many markets, for over 65 years.

Among the company's products are FiberTite roofing systems, Shelter-Rite truck tarp and architectural fabrics, XR Technology geomembranes and specialized fabrics for military structures and fuel tanks, the marine industry and other markets.

"I look forward to working with John in his new role," said Seaman, "and assisting him in continuing to build a very strong leadership team at Seaman Corporation, to capitalize quickly on our opportunities for growth."

"I am very pleased with this opportunity," said Crum. "I look forward to working with the Seaman Leadership Team and the many dedicated associates to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. I'm also excited about taking Seaman's product innovation to the next level as we strive to accelerate our growth in new and existing markets."

Crum joined Seaman Corporation in 1997 with 20 years' experience in manufacturing management and manufacturing engineering, earlier holding the position of Operations Manager for Cooper Industries. He first became a corporate officer of Seaman Corporation in 2000, when he was promoted from Plant Manager to Vice President of Operations.

Crum will be based at Seaman’s corporate headquarters in Wooster, Ohio.

Seaman Corporation is recognized as a global leader in the development of coated fabric technology. Starting with uniquely woven base fabrics and proprietary, state-of-the-art coating formulas, the membranes are used throughout the world in roofing applications, wastewater management, geomembranes, truck tarps, military grade fuel and water storage and inflatable boats.

For information, contact Seaman Corporation at 330-262-1111 or toll-free 800-927-8578.
Seaman Corporation, 1000 Venture Blvd., Wooster, OH 44691. [email protected]

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